Virtual Library - Philippines
Large collection of links related to Philippines from this megasite.
of Congress Portals to the World
Links to electronic resources selected by Library of Congress subject experts.
Site is very conservative and somewhat disappointing in its offerings.
Regional Studies - Philippines
Extensive list of links for Arts and Sciences, Government, Language, Culture,
- Philippine Search Engine
Describes itself as No. 1 Philippine search engine. Searchable directory
with news, jobs, clubs, and more.
Government Portal of the Republic
of the Philippines
The official website for Philippine government with links to information
about Agriculture, Defense, Economy, Education, Energy, Environment, Foreign
Affairs, Health, Justice, Labor & Welfare, Technology, etc.
Includes: Introduction to Thematic Activities, Beginning Tagalog Lessons,
Intermediate Thematic Lessons, and Intermediate Grammar Lessons. A very
Subtitled "Tagalog for Beginners," headings include: The Tagalog
Language, Pilipino: The
National Language, General words and phrases; Lesson titles: On the road,
The good life, Downtown, Health and Fitness, Around town, Specific needs,
Emergencies. Also: English-Tagalog Dictionary, Appendix
Interactive Language and Filipino
Produced at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, this extensive
site includes: Table of Tagalog Verbs, Filipino Folk Beliefs, Tagalog Terminologies,
Online Dictionaries, Vocabulary Lessons, Culture Essays, Bibliographic
Sources, and more.
on the Web: Pilipino/Tagalog
An extensive listing of Internet resources.
Requires Subject Matter Expert (SME) for evaluation
Tagalog-English Online Dictionary
Requires SME for evaluation
Tagalog-English Dictionary and Course
Requires SME for evaluation
- A Country Study
detailed presentation from
the Library of Congress. Includes
sections on: Geography, Society,
Economy, Government and Politics,
Very detailed History and Historical
Development, Contemporary Trends,
Department of State Background Notes
Background Notes are updated/revised as they are received from regional
bureaus and are added to the database of the Department of State web site.
Categories include: Geography, People, History, Government, Political Conditions,
Economy, Defense, Foreign Relations, US Relations, and Travel/Business.
The World Factbook 2002 - Philippines
Good resource site for information on Geography, People, Government, Economy,
Communications, Transportation, Military, and Transnational Issues.
News Country Profiles - Philippines
Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic
background of countries; also biographic sketches of leaders, essay on
media, and historic timelines. They also include audio and video clips
from the BBC archives.
Resources on the Net - Republic of
of political sites available on the Internet
sorted by country, with links to Parties,
Organizations, Governments, Media and more
from all around the world.
Watch - The Philippines
Excellent information on homepage but to get greater details you must register.
United Nations Homepage
Includes links to UN
NewsCenter, which includes headlines in latest developments in
Peace and Security, Economic Development, Humanitarian Aid/Refugees, Environment/Shelter,
Human Rights, Women/Children/Population, Health/Poverty/Food Security,
Monetary Fund - Philippines
Latest developments in Peace and Security, Economic Development, Humanitarian
Aid/Refugees, Environment/Shelter, Human Rights, Women/Children/Population,
Health/Poverty/Food Security, Culture/Education.
The World Bank Group
This site is undergoing construction problems; however preset links to WBG
Search - Philippines and Philippines
at a Glance function.
The World Trade Organization
"The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization
dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements,
negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world's trading nations and ratified
in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters,
and importers conduct their business." Includes detailed information on Members
and Observers - Philippines (Member).
World Health Organization
About WHO" "The World Health Organization, the United Nations
specialized agency for health, was established on 7 April 1948. WHO's objective,
as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the
highest possible level of health. Health is defined in WHO's Constitution
as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely
the absence of disease or infirmity.
Federation of the Red Cross and Red
Crescent Societies - Philippines
International Federation of
Red Cross and Red Crescent
Societies is the world's largest
with 178 member National Societies."
International - Philippines
Amnesty International is a champion defender of human rights worldwide.
Familiarity with a given country's human rights issues can provide a unique
insight into many other aspects of its culture and politics.
Rights Watch - The Philippines
Rights Watch is dedicated to
protecting the human rights
of people around the world. The "Info
by Countries" link on
the homepage provides index
to individual countries where
the organization finds abuses.U.S.
Commercial Service - Philippines
" The Country Commercial Guides (CCG) are prepared by US
Embassy Staff once a year and contain information on the
business and economic situation of foreign countries and the
political climate as it affects U.S. business."
Government Resources on the Web -
Links to Foreign Government Web Sites from the Documents Center, University
Country Library - Philippines
From About: "TradePort is designed to be an easy-to-use tool offering one
place to go for comprehensive trade information,
trade leads, and company databases.Energy
Information Administration Country
Analysis Briefs - Philippines
From About: "The Energy Information Administration (EIA), created
by Congress in 1977, the a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of
Energy. We provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analysis to
promote sound policy making efficient markets and public understanding
regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and environment."
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) "is an independent
agency that provides economic, development and humanitarian assistance
around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States."
Planet World Guide - The Philippines
people at Lonely Planet are not your typical
travel guides. They're bright and on top
of situations in the countries they write
about. A lot can be learned from them.
Typical headings include: Introduction,
Facts for the Traveler, When to Go, Events,
Money and Costs, Attractions, Off the Beaten
Track, Activities, History, Culture, Environment,
Getting There and Away, Getting Around,
and Further Reading and Related Weblinks.
Requires SME for evaluation
Media Links -- Philippines
Requires SME for evaluation.
News -- The Philippines
Latest news headlines in English from a variety of news sources.
About: "TvRadioWorld is an informational directory dealing with radio
and television broadcasters worldwide." Site allows you to bookmark
favorite radio stations for listening.